Category Archives: Advocacy

United Nations says: Save the World, Cycle More

Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change issues wake up call to the world: reduce energy use, walk and cycle more. The UN’s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change has issued a practical guide for what the world can do to reduce the … Continue reading

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Mud, Sweat & Gears opens new Spruce Grove location

Paul Burgess reports from the shop: This past Saturday (April 5th) marked the official Grand opening of the Spruce Grove location of Mud, Sweat and Gears. Kona sales manager Dik Cox was on hand with owner Paul Burgess and Store … Continue reading

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Colorado and Utah Kona Demos Starting This Week

Kona’s Willy Warren is hitting the road with a fleet of test bikes starting this weekend. Please come out and check out the new bikes at the following locations and dates. April 11th Durango, Colorado 2nd Avenue Sports all day … Continue reading

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Jarod Hanson Fontana Winter Series Race Report

The Fontana winter series 5 at the tucky was a success! I got 2nd for the overall series and second that race! I messed up a little on the top section but had a decent bottom section and a Great … Continue reading

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Dr Dew Files Returns – Commuting Vancouver

After a three year hiatus (Dewey went back to school to get another Phd), the illustrious Dr Dew Files returns to Kona. As one of our most popular video series, whereby Kona’s longtime bike designer Doug (Dr Dew) Lafavor, explores … Continue reading

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Highway 16 End-to-End to End MS

Jasper Alberta fire chief Greg Van Tighem is riding his Kona WO from Masset to Manitoba to raise funds to fight Multiple Sclerosis. Check out his website and support the cause here

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Kona Demo at the Seattle Bike Expo

Come down and visit world famous Kona rep Jimmy James at the Seattle bike expo. Now’s your chance to check out the Kona Process’, Operator, Super Jake, Major Jake, Zone one, Wo, Dr Dew, Dr Good and Dew Plus bikes. … Continue reading

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Kona dealer Joe Brown makin’ it happen in The Methow Valley

QBP awarded the annual Clay Mankin Frostbike award to Joe Brown, owner of Methow Valley Cycle and Sport, Winthrop, WA. Joe’s advocacy efforts have introduced hundreds of people to the world of fat biking that would have otherwise not been … Continue reading

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Le Yeti (Québec) – Gros Pneus Gros Fun

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Riley McIntosh’s Characters 8: Andreas Hestler – The Trail Blazer

From Pinkbike: Back when I was in junior high school and riding tons on Mt. Tzouhalem in Duncan, XC racing was in its’ hey-day. The likes of Roland Green, Alison Sydor, Ryder Hjesdal, and Andreas Hestler were just down the … Continue reading

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Architects unveil plan for $360 million bike path in the sky

From Salon Magazine: SkyCycle would allow commuters to bike high above London’s traffic More and more cities are investing in ways to get bikers on the road, but London has been particularly preoccupied with keeping them safe. After a particularly … Continue reading

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The Kona Family Continues to Grow

Florian Bartoli, son of proud parents Olivier Bartoli and Mirka Kiliszowska, was born October 31st at 9:20pm. Congratulations from everyone else in the Kona family.

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